J.J. Abrams' pilot for Fox, is nearly wrapped up, with two of the three leads now filled. Aussie actor
John Noble (
The Lord of the Rings' Denethor) will play Dr. Walter Bishop, the institutionalized scientist a young female FBI agent must collaborate with to get to the bottom of a rash of paranormal activity, while
Lance Reddick (a star on
The Wire and a
recurring player on the upcoming season of
Lost) has been cast as the special agent who heads the division of Homeland Security that specializes in
X-Files-type events. As
reported the other day, Kirk Acevedo (
Oz) and Mark Valley (
Boston Legal) are also onboard.
Now we're just waiting on the G-woman.